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SPAN 502 

Theory and Techniques of Teaching Spanish (1-3) Audio-lingual orientation. 
Offered: every Fall semester, required for all incoming graduate student teaching assistants

SPAN 516 

Medieval Spanish Literature (3 per semester/maximum of 9) Topics vary: juglaria and clerecia, emergence of lyric and brief narrative; history and didacticism; origins of novel; balladry; fifteenth-century innovations. 
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SPAN 528 

Seventeenth-Century Spanish Literature (3 per semester/maximum of 9) Prose and poetry of major authors: works and trends of the late Golden Age and Baroque period. 
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SPAN 537 

Golden Age Theatre (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Major works of Lope de Vega, Tirso de Molina, Calderon, and others. 
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SPAN 553 

Writings of the "Generation of 1898" (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Novels, plays, short stories, essays, poetry of Valle-Inclan, Azorin, Benavente, Unamuno, Machado, Maeztu, and Baroja in the context of generation concept. 
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SPAN 560 

The Contemporary Novel in Spain (3 per semester, maximum of 9) The novel since 1941: Cela, Laforet, Zunzunegui, Suarez Carreno, Matute, and others. 
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SPAN 566 

Contemporary Spanish Poetry (3) Various currents in Spanish poetry from the generation of 1927: Lorca, Aleixandre, Salinas, Guillen, Alonso, Alberti, Hernandez, Otero, and others. 
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SPAN 568 

Early Spanish American Literature (3 per semester/maximum of 9) Content varies; selected topics from colonial period, romanticism, and the nineteenth century before modernism. 
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SPAN 574 

The Spanish American Novel (3 per semester/maximum of 9) Content varies; selected works from the late nineteenth century through the contemporary period. 
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SPAN 587 

Stylistic and Literary Criticism (3) Major theories of literary criticism applied to Hispanic literature. 
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SPAN 588 

Seminar in Hispanic Literature (3-12) Common and individual research in special problems in Spanish or Spanish American literature. 
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SPAN 596 

Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses. 
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SPAN 597 

Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently. 
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SPAN 600 

Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
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SPAN 601 

Ph.D. Dissertation Full-Time (0) No description. 
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SPAN 602 

Supervised Experience in College Teaching (1-3 per semester/maximum of 6) Supervised experience in teaching and orientation to other selected aspects of the profession at The Pennsylvania State University. 
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SPAN 603 

Foreign Academic Experience (1-12) Foreign study and/or research constituting progress toward the degree at a foreign university. 
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SPAN 610 

Thesis Research Off Campus (1-15) No description. 
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SPAN 611 

Ph.D. Dissertation Part-Time (0) No description. 
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